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Hampshire and the Isle of Wight's diverse landsape makes for a unique selection events suitable for the whole family. With a national park, three cities and miles of coastline, there's bound to be something for you within hundreds of event listings. 

What's on in Hampshire this weekend?

To find out what's on in Hampshire today or this weekend, use the search box above to narrow down your required date. Families on a budget can look out for the many free events taking place while there's plenty of fun activities for kids to do whether it's during the holidays or for a weekend break.

Exciting entertainment takes place all year round with an enviable supply of themed festivals. Hampshire's fertile rural landscape means that food and drink plays a big part in the county's event calendar with local produce championed and enjoyed through Farmers' Markets, beer festivals, celebrity visits and plenty of tasting opportunities!

From an aviation hub in Farnborough, to the National Motor Museum in Beaulieu and nautical links with the Solent and Isle of Wight, specialist transport events are big in Hampshire and are a great reason for a day trip or weekend break.

If you're looking for what's on in Hampshire on a rainy day, there's a selection of theatres with a calendar of events featuring comedy, concerts, musicals and plays.

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If you're travelling from outside the area for an event in Hampshire, there are numerous hotels and other accommodation options to suit your needs.

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Hampshire events near me

The guide below shows our calendar of events in Hampshire. Whether you're local or visiting the area, find what's happening near you by clicking the Map View button.

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  1. Events Series

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    Type:

    Talks

    Hook

    The Assembly at Heckfield Place is an independent event series that promises to be a year-long cultural programme for curious minds.

    Dates

    From:
    26 Sept 2018to31 Dec 2019
  2. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang 50 Year Exhibition at Beaulieu

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    Type:

    Exhibition

    To celebrate the golden half century of one of the world’s favourite films Beaulieu is to launch its Chitty Chitty Bang Bang 50 years exhibition which can be seen in the National Motor Museum from Saturday 20th October 2018. The exhibition will tell...

    Dates

    From:
    20 Oct 2018to20 Oct 2019
  3. Great Run Local Portsmouth

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    Type:

    Run / Rally

    Hilsea, Portsmouth

    Join in Portsmouth's latest weekly running event, the Great Run Local.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2019Various Opening Times
  4. Southamptons Western Walls and Vaults Walk

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    Type:

    Guided Walk

    Southampton

    Guided Tours of the Southampton's historic old town take place throughout the year, commencing from the south side of the Bargate near the entrance to the Bargate Shopping Centre.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2019
  5. Army Medical Services in the 1st World War

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    Type:

    Exhibition

    Aldershot

    The Army Medical Services Museum is commemorating the 1st World War through a new gallery following events that happened one hundred years ago.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2019Various Opening Times
  6. Geocaching: The Lost Toys at The Vyne

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    Type:

    Outdoor Event / Activities

    Basingstoke

    William Wiggett Chute's children have been playing in the woods at The Vyne. Unfortunately, these young Victorian adventurers have managed to lose four of their toys along the way. Can you help the children find them again? To get started, all you...

    Dates

    From:
    12 Jan 2019to3 June 2019Open 10:00 - 15:30
  7. Beaulieu River Tours with New Forest Activities

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    Type:

    Water Based Activities

    Beaulieu

    Beaulieu River Tours with New Forest Activities are great for those looking for a good amount of time out on the water. You can choose from either stable 'Canadian style' canoes or touring kayaks for your session. You can let them know beforehand...

    Dates

    From:
    2 Mar 2019to25 Oct 2019
  8. Curious About Southampton

    Type

    Type:

    Tour

    Town Quay, Southampton

    Have fun discovering Southampton with two quirky heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt.
    Are you curious about Southampton? Looking for an unusual and quirky activity which gets you out in the fresh air whatever the weather? Take one of our...

    Dates

    From:
    24 Mar 2019to26 Oct 2019Open 09:00 - 18:00
    From:
    27 Oct 2019to28 Mar 2020Open 10:00 - 16:00
  9. Curious About Winchester

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    Type:

    Tour

    The Close, Winchester

    Have fun discovering Winchester with two quirky heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt.
    Are you curious about Winchester? Looking for an unusual and quirky activity which gets you out in the fresh air whatever the weather? Take one of our...

    Dates

    From:
    24 Mar 2019to26 Oct 2019Open 09:00 - 18:00
    From:
    27 Oct 2019to28 Mar 2020Open 10:00 - 16:00
  10. Curious About Portsmouth

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    Type:

    Tour

    The Hard, Portsmouth

    Explore, Discover & Enjoy Portsmouth with two unique, heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt.
    Are you curious about Portsmouth? Looking for an unusual and quirky activity which gets you out in the fresh air whatever the weather? Take one of...

    Dates

    From:
    24 Mar 2019to26 Oct 2019Open 09:00 - 18:00
    From:
    27 Oct 2019to21 Mar 2020Open 10:00 - 16:00
  11. Elizabeth Blackadder: From the Artist's Studio

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    Type:

    Exhibitions

    Basingstoke

    Dame Elizabeth Blackadder is one of our greatest artists: the first woman to be elected both to the Royal Scottish Academy and the Royal Academy, she was given the prestigious title of Her Majesty's Painter and Limner in Scotland in 2001.

    Such...

    Dates

    From:
    29 Mar 2019to12 June 2019Open 10:00 - 05:00
  12. BP Portrait Award 2018

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    Type:

    Exhibitions

    Winchester

    The BP Portrait Award is the most prestigious portrait painting competition in the world. The award is aimed at encouraging artists of all ages to focus upon and develop the theme of portraiture in their work and this year's exhibition has 48...

    Dates

    From:
    30 Mar 2019to26 June 2019
  13. BRICKOSAURS! at Marwell Zoo

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    Type:

    Show / Display

    Winchester

    BRICKOSAURS! A world-first collection of giant LEGO® brick dinosaurs is coming to Marwell Zoo in 2019. Marwell Zoo will become the first attraction in the world to host a collection of giant LEGO® brick dinosaurs. BRICKOSAURS, a prehistoric...

    Dates

    From:
    5 Apr 2019to1 Sept 2019
  14. Young Environmentalist Award at The Vyne

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    Type:

    Childrens Events

    Basingstoke

    Through a series of outdoor activities, families can learn about and look after nature. Among other tasks, measure bug biodiversity, see how camouflage works and map the audible landscape of The Vyne.

    Dates

    From:
    6 Apr 2019to2 June 2019Open 10:00 - 17:00
  15. Four Seasons Art Spring Exhibition

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    Type:

    Exhibitions

    Summer Lane, Exbury, Southampton

    Four Seasons Art is a group of artists headed by Marianna Kneller, Fellow and Founder Member of the Society of Botanical Artists.  They have held a spring exhibition at Exbury Gardens since 2005.  This year eleven artists from Hampshire and Dorset...

    Dates

    From:
    7 Apr 2019to29 May 2019Open 10:00 - 17:30
  16. International Garden Photographer of the Year

    Type

    Type:

    Exhibitions

    off the High Street, Gosport

    International Garden Photographer of the Year (IGPOTY) is the world's most prestigious photographic competition and exhibition for garden, plant and botanical photography.

    Coming to Gosport Gallery for the first time, the exhibition will feature a...

    Dates

    From:
    27 Apr 2019to6 July 2019Open 10:00 - 16:00
  17. Queen Victoria's Royal High Tea

    Type

    Type:

    Food

    Portsmouth

    Discover a majestic experience to remember in celebration of Queen Victoria's 200th Birthday! Spy Queen Victoria's beloved summer home, Osborne House, within our spectacular view, stretching up to 23 miles across Portsmouth, Isle of Wight and...

    Dates

    From:
    1 May 2019to31 May 2019Open 12:00 - 17:00
  18. Longstock Park Water Garden Open Days

    Type

    Type:

    Gardens

    Stockbridge

    A delightful day out at Longstock Park Water Gardens, a hidden-gem of a garden with charming and well designed features. Come and explore the private garden with its extensive range of plants and trees.

    Dates

    From:
    5 May 2019to15 Sept 2019Various Opening Times
  19. The Nature of Friendship

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    Type:

    Exhibitions

    High Street, Selborne

    Edward Lear (1812-1888), the famous nonsense poet and painter, enjoyed a fifty-year friendship with Thomas Bell (1792-1880), one of the leading zoologists of the Victorian era. Bell lived for many years in Gilbert White's former home at Selborne,...

    Dates

    From:
    7 May 2019to31 Aug 2019Open 10:30 - 17:00
  20. Sunset Sundays at Emirates Spinnaker Tower

    Type

    Type:

    Food

    Portsmouth

    Raise a glass 100 metres above sea level while enjoying a panoramic view of the sunset over Portsmouth Harbour at Emirates Spinnaker Tower. Sunset Sundays events offer live music and a sky-high pop-up bar serving wines, beers and spirits including...

    Dates

    From:
    19 May 2019to4 Aug 2019Various Opening Times

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